Short Range Match with the Glock 19
1. Practice with a real carry gun when you can. Of course, competition with a specialized gun is fun but one needs some experiences with the EDC.
2. If you carry a little gun, that needs practice. I note that the first shots with both little guys were off until my grip settled.
3. In my mind, there is a distribution of critical incident intensity. It’s multimodal. The first peak is no shots fired as the gun is a deterrent. Don’t need to carry ammo.
The second is the one or two muggers with economic motivation. They generate the arithmetic mean we hear of 2 to 3 shots fired. Those shots, usually stop or shoo away the attackers.
Then, there is the rarer high intensity incident like an Orlando, Mumbai, or San Bernardino – multiple attackers and shots. Sure, you should flee but if you had to fight – a low capacity J frame or semi-auto is not optimal. Shooting a match like Eric’s points out all these factors.
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